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TOP SELLING LOTS

Elmwood’s, London, January 17

Rubellite and diamond bracelet in white gold, the diamonds approx total 8cts.

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £9000

Loeckx, Gent, January 22

19th century white marble bust of a boy, 23in (59cm).

Estimate: €600-900

Hammer: €9000

Lawrences, Crewkerne, January 18

Topographical watercolour and pencil by Andrew Nicholl (1804-86) inscribed verso Lake and temples of Kandy (Sri Lanka), 13 x 20in (33 x 49cm).

Estimate: £400-600

Hammer: £7600

HIGHEST PRICE OVER ESTIMATE

Wigan Auction House, January 17

Polish szable with the legend Honor i Ojczyzna (Honour and Fatherland).

Estimate: £50-70

Hammer: £2200

Ewbank’s, Woking, January 17

English school oil on canvas portrait of a lady with a pearl necklace, signed indistinctly H B***k, 18 x 10in (45 x 25cm).

Estimate: £50-100

Hammer: £2800

Lawrences, Crewkerne, January 17

Indian dodecahedral Bidri tray, probably early 19th century, 13in (32cm) diameter.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £4800

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for January 8-16, 2019.

‘Highest price over estimate’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 highest hammer prices as a multiple of the high estimate paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com

‘Top selling lots’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com